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									                                               CITY OF MONTEREY PARK
                                               Human Resources Department
                                320 W. Newmark Ave. Monterey Park, CA 91754 (626) 307-1334
                                                 announces a job opening for

                                              SENIOR LIBRARIAN
                                          (Open/Competitive, Full-Time Position)

SALARY: $55,524 - $71,028 annually, plus excellent benefits, including $50/mo bilingual pay for a qualified
2nd language.
DEADLINE: December 15, 2006. Completed City application, including any related educational or training
documents must be submitted to the City of Monterey Park Human Resources Department, 320 W. Newmark
Ave., Monterey Park, CA 91754 within the filing period. No Faxes or Postmarks will be accepted.
THE POSITION: Under general direction from the City Librarian, plans, supervises and administers a
specialized area of Library services such as technical services/automation, adult reference services and
children's services. The Senior Librarian conducts community outreach and monitors programs to ensure
community needs are being met; assists in preparing the budget; trains, supervises and evaluates assigned staff
which may include professional librarians, paraprofessional library staff, clerical support staff, volunteers and
student workers; renders professional reference and advisory service to readers, classification and cataloging of
materials, and database management; recommends collection development policies and resources; writes
reports; trains other staff and the general public in the use of the Internet and other on-line databases; and
performs other related duties as required. This position works rotating shifts including evenings and
QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of theories, principles and techniques of professional library work which
include automation technology, collection development, classification, selection, cataloging, circulation and
reference sources including electronic formats; principles and practices of supervision; principles and practices
of effective public relations. Skills/Abilities - Ability to plan, supervise, train and evaluate the work of assigned
staff; learn and use professional library automation systems; interpret and apply written policies, rules and
regulations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to communicate effectively
in writing and orally. Bilingual skills in a variety of languages, which include but are not limited to Spanish,
Chinese and/or Vietnamese are desirable. Education and Experience - Any combination equivalent to
education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Example: a
Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association School and 2 years
progressively responsible professional library experience. Supervisory experience is desirable. Physical Effort
- This position requires stooping, climbing step ladders, reaching, bending, pushing and lifting up to 10 pounds.
License - Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California Drivers License and a satisfactory driving
record is required.
SELECTION PROCESS: The candidates who appear to best meet the City’s requirements based upon a
review of the submitted applications will be invited to the Assessment of Qualifications. The Board will
evaluate, on a competitive basis, the work experience, educational background and qualifications of each
         Assessment of Qualifications:                         Weighted 100 %             January 9, 2007
After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must pass a pre-employment medical examination, including a drug/alcohol screen.
Applicants with legal disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact the Personnel Department at least five (5) days
OR PHYSICAL DISABILITIES. The City of Monterey Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Following is a summary of the provided benefits. For further information, refer to the unit’s Salary Resolution or Memorandum of
• HOLIDAYS: 104 hours of paid holidays per year.                            • LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE: The City pays the premium
• VACATION: 80 hours of vacation each year plus eight additional              for long-term disability insurance for the employee.
  hours for each year served beginning with the employee's sixth            • RETIREMENT: Employees are covered by the Public Employee's
  anniversary to a maximum of 200 hours per year.                             Retirement System, 2% @ 55, single highest year. In addition, the
• ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE: FLSA-exempt positions accrue 60 hours                 City pays the 7% member contribution in the employee’s behalf. The
  of administrative leave per fiscal year.                                    City does not participate in the Social Security System, except for the
• SICK LEAVE: 80 hours annually. Upon retirement an employee is               mandatory 1.45% Medicare contribution.
  paid for 50% of accumulated sick leave and the other 50% is applied       • EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Regular, full-time employees
  toward retirement service credit. Cash out option is available              are eligible for participation in the Employee Assistance Program that
  annually, with a cap.                                                       provides confidential counseling and consultation services for family,
• CASH OUT OF ACCURED LEAVE: An employee may elect to cash                    stress, financial and legal issues.
  out up to 80 hours of accrued vacation, sick, holiday and                 • MEDICARE: Employees pay the mandatory 1.45% Medicare
  administrative leave, or any combination thereof.                           contribution.
• MEDICAL INSURANCE: The City contributes up to $515.00 per                 • CREDIT UNION: F & A Credit Union is available to employees.
  month toward medical insurance for employee, eligible dependents          • DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Available to all employees who wish
  and retirees. Employees have a wide variety of PERS medical                 to participate.
  insurance plans to choose from. Employees who waive City-paid             • TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Those who have passed probation are
  medical coverage and present proof of insurance in a non-City               eligible for limited reimbursement for approved courses & books at
  employee's health insurance plan will receive $170 per month cash in        CalState-LA University tuition rates.
  lieu.                                                                     • DRUG/ALCOHOL FREE WORKPLACE: It is the policy of the City of
• DENTAL INSURANCE: The City contributes up to $30.00 per month               Monterey Park to maintain a drug and alcohol free workplace.
  toward dental insurance for the employee and eligible dependents.           Applicants for City employment are expected to comply with this
• VISION INSURANCE: The City pays for vision insurance coverage for           policy.
  the employee only.                                                        • IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT OF 1986: In
• LIFE INSURANCE: The City provides a $50,000 life insurance policy.          compliance with IRCA of 1986, all new employees must verify identity
  Additional life insurance is available.                                     and entitlement to work in the United States by providing required
THE CITY: The gateway to the San Gabriel Valley, Monterey Park is located six miles east of the Los Angeles Civic Center and encompasses an
area of 7.72 square miles with approximately 64,000 residents. Development within the City consists primarily of suburban residential
neighborhoods balanced by commercial facilities. Monterey Park is bordered by the San Bernardino, Long Beach and Pomona freeways, and offers
many economic and cultural advantages. Only a few minutes away are mountains, major sport event facilities and cultural attractions. In the City
itself, newcomers may choose from hillside homes with spectacular views, family homes on pleasant, tree-lined streets and apartments or
condominiums. The educational opportunities from kindergarten to university present some of the best in Los Angeles County. East Los Angeles
College is located within the City limits and California State University at Los Angeles is located on the City's northern boundary. The City contains
two hospitals, 14 parks and facilities, baseball diamonds, tennis courts, gymnasiums, swimming pools and a golf course. City employees can enjoy
a variety of authentic culinary delights from the over 100 restaurants in the City and shopping experiences in the over 75 multi-cultural specialty
stores throughout the City.
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              City of Monterey Park
              320 W Newmark Avenue
              Monterey Park, CA 91754-2896

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